A true crime movie about a crew of retired crooks who pull off a major heist in London's jewelry district. What starts off as their last criminal hurrah, quickly turns into a brutal nightmare due to greed. Based on infamous true events.
Based on infamous true events, a famous thief, Brian Reader (Sir Michael Caine), pulls together a band of misfit criminals to plot the biggest bank heist in British history. The thieves manage to escape with allegedly over two hundred million British pounds worth of stolen jewels and money. When Police are called to the scene and the investigation starts, the cracks between the eccentric gang members begin to show as they row over how to share the goods and become increasingly distrustful of each other.Written by
Filmed at The Viaduct pub in Hanwell, West London on June 29 and 30, 2017. See more »
Footage of a Javelin high speed train passing cliffs has an announcement saying the train calls at Stratford, Canterbury West, Dover and Margate. The first port of call is Stratford International then regular HS1 services will call at Ebbsfleet and some at Ashford International stations afterwards. While they do indeed go to Canterbury, Dover is not served by SE High Speed, and was not at the time the film is set (2015). See more »
[To Brian Reader, referring to the other gang members who contradicted his version of events ; and quoting Mandy Rice-Davies from her London-based "Scandal" testimony ]
They would say that, wouldn't they ?
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It's distracting entertainment, but it has a made-for-TV feel, which ITV might commission for a soggy bank holiday. Cinematically uninspiring. The script is pandering to a similar audience; I can imagine some giggling at the swearing, farting and buttocks.
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